Nov 10, 2012 5:30pm PST
of their homes and devastated neighborhoods. cbs reporter erica ferrari shows us the damage and the outrage left in sandy's wake. >> reporter: possessions that once filled the homes on long beach island are now piled up outside on the street. >> took all the furniture out. all the furniture is gone. >> reporter: the coastal new jersey community took a direct hit from sandy. saturday almost two weeks after the storm many people got their first look at the damage. john boyle found a boat in his backyard. his 7-year-old vacation home filled with four feet of water. >> it's been through a few storms but this is absolutely the worst. >> reporter: in new york -- >> we putting 12 packs in a bag. >> reporter: volunteers and her daughter fanned out across the city to assist people still struggling. >> we want to help them and give them basic needs. >> reporter: here volunteers are working to distribute the essentials like blankets and water and diapers. all of these supplies have been donated. but some stay the help came too late. -- say the help came too late. >> this has only been maybe a week and a ha
Nov 4, 2012 5:30pm PST
this weekend. daniel knottingham shows us why both parties are both predicting a win on tuesday. [music] >> reporter: mitt romney rallied supporters in cleveland, ohio, one of four battleground states the republican nominee is visiting sunday. >> if the president were to be reelected he would -- [booing] >> he would -- it is possible but not likely. [ laughter ] >> reporter: the race could come down to a single swing state. >> hello florida. >> they are hittinga as many as they can before election day. >> i need iowa! >> reporter: president barack obama took time to join president clinton in new hampshire that carries 4 of the votes needed to win. >> we have come too far to turn back now. >> reporter: both the romney and barack obama campaigns are predicting a victory on tuesday. but the polls show a very tight race with no clear favorite. >> if anyone has an edge it is the president because he needs fewer swing states to win the white house. >> i still think it is easier for the president to get the 270. not impossible for governor romney but all of the pieces have to fit together.
Nov 24, 2012 5:30pm PST
. >> reporter: this is the sketch police used to help track him down. they're not releasing he has name. -- his name. he had been hiding in concord. >> i hope he gets tried as an adult. >> reporter: police say the man opened fire on the officer while he sat in his patrol car. the stick marks the path of the bullets and you can seen the officer's bolt -- on the officer's belt how it punctured the pepper spray cannister causing it to explode. wilbanks was arraigned last week, the 15-year-old was booked last night in juvenile hall. >> for the rest of his life and he didn't deserve it. >> reporter: in san jose, anne makovec, cbs 5. >> the chp is now confirming a second sister has died in a crash with a patrol vehicle in palo alto. a father was driving his wife and four daughters in their suv when he ran into the back of the cruiser which was pulled over on the right hand side of highway 101. two sisters who died were thrown from the suv. the family had just spent the night doing black friday shopping. the items purchased were for a sister's wedding in india. >>> two police officers were injured in
Nov 17, 2012 5:30pm PST
is imminent and inevitable. cbs reporter erica ferrari shows us neither side appears willing to back down. >> reporter: hamas continues to fire missiles toward israel launching more than 100 on saturday alone. warning sirens sounded in tel aviv. the israeli military says its missile defense system intercepted one of the rockets headed to the country's commercial capital. the new technology gives some comfort to people trying to go about their normal lives in the city. >> i feel secure. >> reporter: officials say the system known as iron dome has blocked nearly 250 missiles fired at israel since the violence erupted wednesday. israeli forces launched about 300 air strikes on the gaza strip saturday. the attacks hit key military targets including the hamas prime minister's headquarters and tunnels used to smuggle weapons from egypt. >> we are determined to continue with this operation until we'll bring some peace and quiet and normality to three million israelis under immediate rocket danger. >> reporter: three israelis have died so far. and more than 40 minutes, many of them civilians, hav